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Species: Pheidole smythiesii   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Pheidole (Ceratopheidole) smythiesii Forel, 1902c PDF: 165, 185 (s.w.q.m.) INDIA (Assam). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype major workers, syntype minor workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: India: Assam (Smythies). Primary type depository: MHNG. Type notes: Eguchi, 2008 PDF: 87, cites 3 major workers, 3 minors, 1 queen, 3 males as syntypes. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Forel, 1902g PDF: 538.]
[Misspelled as smithies by Santschi, 1920h PDF: 166; Santschi, 1924c PDF: 105.]
[Misspelled as smithyii by Zhou, 2006 PDF: 584.]
Eguchi, 2003 PDF: 335 (m.)
Combination in Ceratopheidole: Emery, 1922c PDF: 113.
Combination in Pheidole: Bolton, 1995b: 330.
Senior synonym of Pheidole bhavanae: Eguchi, 2008 PDF: 87.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

India, Vietnam

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Pheidole smythiesii   Eguchi, K., 2008, A revision of Northern Vietnamese species of the ant genus Pheidole (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)., Zootaxa 1902, pp. 1-118: 87-90, (download) 87-90 22171
Pheidole smythiesii   Eguchi, K., 2008, A revision of Northern Vietnamese species of the ant genus Pheidole (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)., Zootaxa 1902, pp. 1-118: 87-90, (download) 87-90 22171

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in rain forest, 1 times found in 2nd growth cloud forest, 2 times found in secondary rain forest, 1 times found in Young rain forest, 1 times found in limestone rain forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex sifted litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Random coll. Winkler sifting, 3 times m2 Winkler sifting, 1 times Winkler, 2 times Nest series.

Elevations: collected from 550 - 2438 meters, 758 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1900-04-01 00:00:00.0 and 2022-07-30 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Not Provided: casent0282734, casent0283811, casent0713851, casent0713852, casent0713853, casent0713854, casent0713855, casent0713856, casent0713857, casent0713858, casent0715936, casent0715937, casent0715938, casent0715939, casent0717949, casent0717950, casent0735754, casent0735755, casent0735756, casent0742304, casent0742336; syntype of Pheidole bhavanae: casent0901502, casent0901503; syntype of Pheidole smythiesii: casent0908315, casent0908316; syntype of Pheidole smythiesii bengalensis: casent0908317



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